Announcing Native Extensions 1.0 for Microsoft Silverlight

Native Extensions 1.0 for Microsoft Silverlight (NESL) is a new toolkit that contains a set of Silverlight libraries that enable Silverlight 4 out-of-browser applications to interact with cool Windows 7 features:

· Take advantage of sensors like accelerometers, light sensors, compasses, GPS etc.

· Access content from connected portable devices like music players and digital cameras.

· Capture and create video from webcams and screen output

· Use speech recognition and text to speech capabilities.

· Integrate with the Windows 7 taskbar (Jump Lists, Icon Overlays, Taskbar Progress etc.)

Download today to check out sample applications and source code:

Travel%20Journal_thumbVideo Travel Journal – Concept video recording application that illustrates video and screen capture, portable device access, Windows 7 taskbar integration, Bing Maps integration and Facebook upload.

Where's%20Teddy_thumbWhere’s Teddy ? – An animated children’s story book that illustrates speech recognition, text to speech, sensors (accelerometer and light sensor).

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